Wednesday, 8 July 2009

High Hopes # 38 - Lots and Lots of Polka Dots!

Good morning my blogging friends!

Hope you are all well and enjoying the slighter cooler weather....... just wish the sun would put in the odd appearance now and again! Oh well, I suppose we feel more like crafting when it's not so hot.

This card is for the High Hopes Challenge set this week by Crissy, where you must use 'Lots and Lots of Polka Dots'. Now you don't think I went overboard on this do you, lol?! Actually, I've been playing with Polka Dots on the last few cards I've made, love 'em you see! These papers are a mix of Basic Grey June Bug and October Afternoon Cherry Hill, all purchased I might add from The Craft Emporium which is a fab place to shop!

I so love Willard standing with his brolly, he's just the cutest ant ever!! I coloured him with Polys and lightly inked around the edge with Distress Ink. The sentiment is computer generated and the pearls are from my stash. I used a Woodware embossing punch for my pansies which again have been lightly inked and filled the middle with a Retro Flower punch by EK Success. The leaves are also Woodware and the scalloped edge is Martha Stewart's Doily Edge punch, but then I'm sure you already knew that!!!

Sorry the close up of my image isn't great but it's the best my camera can manage.

Hope you all have a fabby day and a huge thanks to everyone who has stopped by recently, it makes my day ;o)

TTFN and TFL xxx


Rach said...

This is gorgeous Tara, i love this image, she is so adorable with her little flowered wellies. fabulous colouring sweetie, and wonderful colour combo. hugs rachxx

cats whiskers said...

This is such fun Tara love that cute image and those dotty papers
Hugs Jacqui x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

This is just fab Tara!! I love the image and your colouring is just wonderful!! The sentiment just makes you smile! Are you missing CC? Or just enjoying your new found freedom??
Hugs Judy xx
P.S. Still in my PJ's!!

Mina said...

This is fabulous Tara...your colouring is fantastic and the spots are perfect with it...I love these stamps
Mina xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Tara this I love to bits those polka dots are great and I just love that image isn't he fab I can see why you are liking these stamps. The flowers are just beautiful and love that sentiment.

Lorraine x

Beverley said...

Tara...all I can say is how absolutely adorable...I love this card...thanks for sharing it with us.

Stampin' HUGZ

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

Fantastic! I love the image, so fun. Coloured beautifully. Love the papers!

Michele said...

Fabulous card Tara, love the image you've used and the colouring also. Hugs Michele x

Danielle said...

Oh I love this Tara! The papers are fab and the splash of blue with the flowers and the image works so beautifully! Awesome colouring and I may just have to 'lift' that sentiment - it's really great!!
Hugs, Danielle

Kelly Schelske said...

Fabulous Tara! Love the polka dots!

Hugs, Kelly

Kim Dellow said...

Wish I had had my brolli with me when I went out earlier - I was soaked! Love your card, so pretty. Kim

Christine said...

Hi Tara great fun card love it & no the polka dots are just right great.

Christine xx

Riet said...

ohhh Tara,what a beautiful card,l love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Sally Cicada's Designs said...

Very Sweet Card!! Love your papers and your colouring looks awesome. Love your flowers too--nice touch!!

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Tara what a fabulous card!
kim x

Tab said...

Ooooh such a gorgeous card, love the image and the colours are divine! Fab sentiment too.
Hugs Tab xxx

Pia said...

Very Sweet Card

brenda said...

Adorable Tara, love the spotty DP's and his little green boots, super colouring.

B x

katy said...

Well this is such a lovely card Tara...that sentiment is so sweet...where did you get it ? Loving the polka dots ! xx

Anonymous said...

Wow, this is stunning! Such a cute stamp!
Fab card!
Erin x

Faerielore said...

Tara this is such a great card, i love pokka dots and this is one of my fav high hopes images he is just sooooo cute and that sentiment is lovely :)xxx

Susie Sugar said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, the papers are lovely but the image is stunning.
Well done
Hugs Susie xx

Andrea, said...

Oh this is wonderful Tara, the image and colours are gorgeous. Hope to see you soon

Di said...

lovely Tara, i think those pansies are just gorgeous!

Hugs DI xxx

Stacey said...

What a gorgeous image?! So sweet, love his little brollie and your colouring is perfect ~x~